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Great Travel Destinations To Consider This 2017

Countless numbers of people spend time contemplating some of the best places to travel in 2017. Are you one of them? Fortunately for you, we have compiled a list of cities, countries, and regions that you will find suitable for this year. These travel destinations are indeed worth a look.  


“I made up my mind not to care so much about the destination, and simply enjoy the journey.”  — David Archuleta 


Travel Destinations You Cannot Afford To Overlook 

Canada 

Canada is the top destination to visit in 2017 because the beauty of this North American gem is known to all. This is the second largest country in the world. It has charming cities that are located between natural scenery. The cities come in the way of aqua blue lakes, Pine Fores,t Mountains, and snowcapped hilltops. 2017 should be one of the biggest years for Canada due to the political stability it has when compared to its neighbor, the USA. 

Other factors that make Canada a great travel option include the listing of Calgary, Vancouver, and Toronto as among the top livable cities in the world. Canada will also have its 150th birthday in 2017. It is expected that the country will celebrate this with fervent enthusiasm. 

The high season in Canada is in the months of summer. However, during the winter, the skiing resorts are exceptionally busy. If budgets are a concern, you should opt for the shoulder season on either side of the summer. That way, you will have no difficulties in getting lower prices while avoiding crowds.

The Azores, Portugal 

The Azores are located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean and are an archipelago of around 1000 miles off the coast of Portugal. It is not difficult to reach the Azores as it is just two hours away by flight from Lisbon. Tourists from cities such as Boston, London, Montréal and Barcelona and other major cities can fly directly to the destination. The Canary Islands,  which are further south of the Atlantic Ocean, are also popular among tourists. In fact, the Azores have the potential to rival the Canary Islands in the years to follow. 

People refer to the Azores as the European Hawaii. They are surrounded by volcanoes and breathtaking vistas that resemble its equivalent within the Pacific Ocean. It is still a mystery why the Azores haven’t received the attention they deserve until this time.

If you want to travel to this place, there is need to plan ahead of time because the exceptional beauty of the Azores attracts a lot of people. It is advisable to book early before the popularity of this region spreads further.

You should consider visiting the Azores after the summer in June because it is a great time for hiking. The temperatures are also comfortable unlike in the summer. If you are interested in nature, you will be able to see whales swimming around although the months of April and May.

Columbia 

Columbia is often referred to as the South American jewel. At one time, it was an incredibly dangerous destination with a reputation for having homicide, violence, and involved in drug trafficking. However, it is presently in the process of building a different perspective for itself.

Columbia has been stable ever since 2014. The current stability has proven attractive for holidaymakers as more travelers are planning a visit to this Latin American country. 


Columbia has a diverse landscape and culturally exciting cities.  Tourist arrivals have been on the rise since 2012. 2017 could potentially be the biggest year for tourism in Columbia.

The best time to visit Columbia is between March and September. During this period, you will find fewer crowds and better costs.   The high season is between December and February. When visiting during this season, you need to plan your vacation in advance.   


 “There’s something about arriving in new cities, wandering empty streets with no destination. I will never lose the love for the arriving, but I’m born to leave.”  — Charlotte Eriksson


 

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